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Feb. 24, 2024

The Normalization of Spyware

We shouldn’t refrain from admitting where we’ve lost ground or find ourselves on the losing side. It is something that may be obvious but is seldom formally voiced: spyware has been normalized.
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Feb. 15, 2024

Hardened Web Blocker

Many web blocker addons take the approach of selectively blocking resources based on finite blacklists. Some have limited methods to allow manually selecting items to block, but generally they allow everything by default and only block elements which match some known bad origin.
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Feb. 13, 2024

Deadending x86

As OSes begin to entertain dropping “x86_64-v1” support in builds[1][2][3], the clampdown accelerates on generative computing. You vill submit to Intel ME and AMD PSP and you vill be happy!
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